Geography

There are nine states of the country of Thenia. There are other countries in this world, but all of the action will take place on Thenia.

Braeque

Main article: Braeque

Capital:

Besmoeca

Demonym:

Braeque

Population:

4 million

Language(s):

Braequish

Religion(s):

Voetian (state religion)

Known for:

Matrilineal society/Mines of Voetia

Geography

Braque is on the eastern side of Thenia, directly south of Skanzia and bordering Ieglia and Keshea to the east. It is a volcanically active area in the southern part of the state, while the rest of it is rocky and hilly.

Climate

Tropical savanna

Government

Gerontocracy: Led by Council of Elders, all female; must be of a certain age to be considered, as well as the Ministry of Elders, where gender doesn't matter)

Major cities

Besmoeca (1.5 million), Cymaza (1 million), Lebatrea (750,000), Askia (400,000), Myliae (250,000), Thassioch (100,000)

Ghazeen

Main article: Ghazeen

Capital:

Chisin

Demonym:

Ghazeenian

Population:

13 million

Language(s):

Ghazeen

Religion(s):

Followers of the Seven Divine (55%), Voetian (25%), Ravka (10%), Cult of the Sacrificed (10%)

Known for:

Eclectic culture; a true melting pot

Geography

Ghazeen is the southernmost state of Thenia, directly to the south of Keshea and to the east of Votha. Most of Ghazeen is a cold desert, although most parts do get cool summers.

Climate

Cold semiarid desert

Government

Constitutional monarchy: Led by the Reza Court, in conjunction with the Great Ghazeen Chamber.

Major cities

Chisin (7 million), Azizan (2.5 million), Sarakhan (1 million), Menre (500,000), Nadja (500,000), Ketzazeen (500,000)

Ieglia

Main article: Ieglia

Capital:

Cruxholm

Demonym:

Ieglian

Population:

6 million

Language(s):

Ieglish

Religion(s):

Magusianism (state religion)

Known for:

Scholomance/Solomonari

Geography

Ieglia is the only land-locked state of Thenia, located directly in the middle of the country.

Climate

Warm summer continental

Government

Magocracy: Led by the Conclave of Magicians, elected positions of magicians.

Major cities

Cruxholm (2 million), Lexa (2 million), Sylvan (1 million), Volkross (500,000), Swanholm (250,000), Beechmere (250,000)

Keshea

Main article: Keshea

Capital:

Fra Glenn

Demonym:

Keshean

Population:

9 million

Language(s):

Keshean

Religion(s):

Followers of the Seven Divine (60%), Voetian (20%), Other (20%)

Known for:

Tourism

Geography

Keshea is located on the eastern side of Thenia, directly south of Ieglia and Braeque, east of Votha, and north of Ghazeen. It is a fertile, hilly state of forests and fields.

Climate

Mediterranean

Government

Parlimentary democracy: Keshea is led by the Kesheane, which is headed by the elected Kesh

Major cities

Fra Glenn (3 million), Northenmarsh (2 million), Framclaire (2 million), Las Kinsda (750,000), Celtees (750,000), Magnaux (500,000)

Kezig

Main article: Kezig

Capital:

Skruj Drae

Demonym:

Kezen

Population:

7 million

Language(s):

Kezen

Religion(s):

Ravka (state religion)

Known for:

Ravka/architecture

Geography

Kezig is located on the western coast of Thenia, directly south of Skanzia and north of Votha. Mountainous in the north but fertile in the south, Kezig has a wide variety of weather and settings.

Climate

Oceanic, marine west coast

Government

Theocracy: Upper members of Ravka rule in the religion's name.

Major cities

Skruj Drae (3 million), Venwynne (2 million), Cantabrugia (750,000), Santa Royalis (750,000), Kingsholm (350,000), Vega Dred (150,000)

Oscein

Main article: Oscein

Capital:

Bru Skia

Demonym:

Osceinian

Population:

2.5 million

Language(s):

Osceana

Religion(s):

Followers of the Seven Divine (45%), Voetian (25%), Other (30%)

Known for:

Weather; mountains and huge forests

Geography

Oscein is the northernmost state of Thenia, located directly north of Skanzia. Much of Oscein's northern part is inhospitable, but the Oscenians have made a life all over the state, despite its tundra setting.

Climate

Subpolar oceanic

Government

Crowned Republic: Led by the Petrovna Family (largely a ceremonial role the Osceana (their parliament) is the actual leader

Major cities

Bru Skia (1 million), Zanzelle (500,000), Velegovia (350,000), Hallzis (250,000), Caldiz (250,000), Bavega (150,000)

Skanzia

Main article: Skanzia

Capital:

Havoyska

Demonym:

Skanzian

Population

12 million

Language(s):

Skanzi

Religion(s):

Followers of the Seven Divine (45%), Voetian (35%), , Pure and Unsullied (.5%), Other (19.5%)

Known for:

Liberal social attitudes/Pure and Unsullied

Geography

Skanzia straddles both the eastern and western border of Thenia and is south of Oscein and north of Braeque and Ieglia. The northernmost part of the state is snowy and very cold, but the southern part has less snow and more forests.

Climate

Warm summer continental

Government

Parliamentary democracy: An Assembly led by the Premier

Major cities

Havoyska (5 million), Vistova (3.5 million), Brekjen (2 million), Halla (1 million), Kagazi (350,000), Heikil (150,000)

Trece Isla

Main article: Trece Isla

Capital:

Zokesh

Demonym:

Islan

Population:

1.5 million

Language(s):

Islan

Religion(s):

Cult of the Sacrificed (70%), Followers of the Seven Divine (25%), Ravka (5%)

Known for:

Maritime acitivites

Geography

Trece Isla is an archipelago of seven islands off the eastern coast of Thenia. Much of the islands are desert, but much of the biggest island has rainforests.

Climate

Tropical monsoon

Government

Elective monarchy: Each island elects their own royal, and then they meet as the Islan Court.

Major cities

Zokesh (750,000), Lyva Thalia (250,000), Miladorai (200,000), Iln Dorth (200,0000), Xjolr (50,000), Zata (50,0000)

Votha

Main article: Votha

Capital:

Faulkenberg

Demonym:

Vothan

Population:

6.5 million

Language(s):

Vothic

Religion(s):

Ravka (40%), Voetian (30%), Followers of the Seven Divine (15%), Cult of the Sacrificed (15%)

Known for:

Mountain ranges; art

Geography

Votha is located on the western coast of Thenia, south of Kezig and west of Ghazeen. Its entire eastern border is the Vothica Mountains. The rest of the state is rocky and infertile.

Climate

Oceanic, marine west coast

Government

Kritarchy: Led by the Vothic Court, a court of seven judges who serve a lifetime term.

Major cities

Faulkenberg (3 million), Porta Thiel (1 million), Grexnard (1 million), Greesa (750,000), Moonhall (500,000), Ravenscroft (250,000)


Cover image: Thenia cover by Pyrrha/Canva

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